Mexico: ‘We need water’

Mexico: ‘We need water’

Emergency drinking water needed in storm-ravaged town From ReachGlobal Mexico City Team Leader Joshua Smith: As we stepped into the village of Bejuco, it was like a war zone. The military had arrived to respond to the massive flooding, most villagers had been forced to flee and live in temporary refuge centers, and those who [...]

Haiti: Lessons From a Missionary-sending Nation

By Laura-Jean Watson Everyone knows about the poverty of Haiti: The country suffers from sky-high unemployment (more than 40 percent). Thousands of people still live tents sent after the January 2010 earthquake.  Per-capita GDP is $1,358 (compared to $51,248 in the U.S.), making Haiti the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. But Haiti is, in [...]

Haiti Summit seeks better approaches to aid, ministry

Haiti Summit seeks better approaches to aid, ministry

By Laura-Jean Watson Three years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, a grim situation festers there as Haitian and American church leaders work to rethink how and why help is exchanged. Dr. Jean Dorlus, speaking at a recent Haiti Summit organized by ReachGlobal Crisis Response, described a foreign-aid process that he said prevents Haiti from achieving much [...]